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Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Thursday's Theme:

"The Future of the Media & Advertising Industry"

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Keynote Roundtable

Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  What Will Emerge?  An Investment in Time and Space

DJ Roller, co-founder, NextVR

Alex Krawitz, SVP Content Development, Firstborn

Adaora Udoji, Chief Storyteller, Rothenberg Ventures

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Diane Brady, Journalist, Author & founder dBomnimedia, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

The TV-Advertising-Brands-Entertainment Industries Do VR and 360 Video – Content and Advertising Strategies

Tony Mugavero, CEO, Littlstar (VR for Showtime, Esquire, Discovery)

Emma Chiu, Creative Innovation Director, J. Walter Thompson

Stephanie Riggs, CEO and Founder, Azimyth Creation Studios (VR for White House - President in Kenya)

Justin Bolognino, Founder + CEO, META: The Art of Being There

Chuck Peil, Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Reel FX (VR for Lionsgate, JC Penny, AT&T, Samsung)

Peter Corbett, Founder & President, Click 3X

Kurt Knutsson, TV’s, CyberGuy, On-Air Broadcaster on Fox, Author, Investor, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A (3rd Floor)

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Brendan Murnane, Head of Video Business Operations & Strategy, Content & Consumer Brands, AOL

Thao Hoang, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Defy Media

Rick Bashkoff, SVP of Business Development, ZEFR

Thomas Kramer, Vice President, Product, Bent Pixels

Emily Gray, V.P., Revenue Products and Business Development, Refinery29, Inc.

Damon Williams, SVP, Music Choice

Matt Farber, Digital Media Executive/Entrepreneur, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Advertising and Brands in VR-AR-360 Video – from Mobile & Immersive to Out-of-Home, Retail & Experiential

Michael Todd Cohen, VP/Director Digitas Studios

Lana LoRusso, Associate Publisher & VP Sales, Entertainment Weekly

Layne Braunstein, ‎Executive Creative Director & Founder, Fake Love

Richard Cummings, President, Two Goats (Immersive for Absolut, Diageo, SAP, Foot Locker, Playstation, MTV)

Mike Rubenstein, VP, Broadcast Production, Integrated Operations, Hill Holliday

Barry Frey, President and CEO, Digital Place Based Advertising Association [DPAA]

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

Media and Entertainment Strategies - The Multi-Platform Brand - Video/TV, Magazines. News & Music - The Merger of Traditional Media and New Media

Michael Thornton, Chief Revenue Officer, Starz

Nancy Lane, Senior Executive Producer, CBS News Digital

Monty Sarhan, EVP & Head of Programming, Strategy & Enterprises, EPIX

Ashley Parrish, Executive Producer, Digital, TODAY, NBC Universal

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios (formerly a lead exec at BBC)

Thomas Hjelm, Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, New York Public Radio (NYPR)

Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

The VR Cutting Edge from Canada: A Look at VR, AR, and Immersive Entertainment from our Northern Neighbors
C.J. Hervey, Executive Producer, Secret Location

Ian Tuason, VR filmmaker and CFC Media Lab Production Manager

David Brady, CEO, Cream Productions

Kim Davidson, CEO, Side Effects Software

Les Klassen, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer, The Campfire Union

Ben Unsworth, President/Co-Founder, Globacore

Nick DeMartino, Chair, IDEABOOST Accelerator, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, (3rd Floor)

Branded Entertainment Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity

Andy Marks, President, Marks Entertainment + Media (former Managing Director of MATTER, Inc.)

Scott Singer, Managing Director, DDG

Evan Fleischer, EVP of Brand Partnerships and Business Development, Believe Entertainment Group

Kevin Del Rosario, Associate Director of Social, Huge

David Berkowitz, Chief Marketing Officer, MRY

Welby Chen, Vice President and General Manager North America, Inneractive

Jared Feldman, CEO, Canvs

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

VR-AR Production on the Edge - The Amazing Journey of Imagination: Storytelling in Content and Advertising

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location (The Sleepy Hollow: VR Experience)

Michael Roche, SVP, Sales & Partnerships, REVOLT

Nicholas Longano, CEO, OTT Networks (Paula Deen Network)

Debra Anderson, Chief Strategy Officer & Founder, datavized

Cory Haber, CEO, Rivet Media (VR for Blue Note Entertainment)

Cory Melious, Senior Sound Designer/Mixer, Re-Recording Engineer, Heard City

Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO, NUE, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, (3rd Floor)

Merging Content with New Technologies: Content Reinvention with the Next Generation of Tablets and Mobile Devices

Laura Williams Argilla, Director of Product Development, Professional Audio and Video, Adobe

Scott Brown, SVP Technology & Strategic Relations, Engineering & Technology, The Nielsen Company

Betsy Loredo, Executive Editor, North America Media Production, Sesame Workshop

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

Marty Schecter, Head of Product Management, Ovum

Frank Sinton, CEO, Beachfront Media

Kevin Westcott, US Consulting Media & Entertainment Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Media Summit Sponsorship - Click Here

Media Summit Agenda - PDF

To see Last Year's Attendee List - Click Here

To see Our West Coast - Virtual and Augmented Reality

Bohemian National Hall

The Czech Center & Consulate

73rd Street (Btw. 2nd and 1st Ave.)

Media Summit New York, March 2nd - 3rd, 2016

"The Conference that Defines the Future of the Industry"

This Year's Theme

"The Year of Change: VR-AR-Immersive-Internet Disruption"

A Forum of Intense Strategic Discussion and Executive Networking"

Conference Location: Bohemian National Hall

The Czech Center & Consulate - 73rd Street (Btw. 2nd and 1st Ave.)

Food and Beverage - Served All day (4th Floor)

Grand Ballroom Hospitality Area

Just Added on Day Two of the Summit

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Keynote Roundtable

Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  An Investment in Time and Space

DJ Roller, co-founder, NextVR

Alex Krawitz, SVP Content Development, Firstborn

Adaora Udoji, Chief Storyteller, Rothenberg Ventures

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Diane Brady, Journalist, Author & founder dBomnimedia, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

The Complete Agenda

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Registration - Click Here

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Breakfast and Welcome

 

Wednesday's Theme:

"Breaking the Boundaries of the Imagination"

10:00 - 10:45 AM - Noon

Opening Keynote Roundtable, Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

New York Times VR Project – with Google Cardboard

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief of The New York Times Magazine

Sydney Levin, Executive Producer, New York Times' T Brand Studio

Trevor Guthrie, co-Founder, Giant Spoon

Meredith Kopit Levien, Chief Revenue Officer, The New York Times, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - Noon

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in AR, VR and Immersion – From VCs & Private Equity to Corporate Investments

Urs Cete, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, L.P.

Scott Levine, Managing Director, Time Warner Investments

Joseph Coyne, Venture Capital Investor, Global Innovation Center, Samsung Electronics

Chris Fralic, Partner, First Round

Mike LaSalle, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Vinay Singh, Partner, Archer Gray

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Frank N. Magid Associates, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - Television, Internet and Mobile - Understanding the Value Proposition

David Baldwin, EVP, Program Planning, Starz

Paul Canetti, Founder and CEO, MAZ

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research, Wedbush Securities

Jamie Elden, Chief Revenue Officer, Federated Media

Tony Goncalves, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, AT&T

Don Wilcox, Vice President, PBS Digital

David Cutbill, US Advisory Media & Entertainment Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

The VR-AR ThinkTank: Top Executives From Leading Technology, Advertising and Media Companies Access the Current Expansion and Likely Evolution of the Industry

Jeff Nicholas, Co-Founder and President, The Uprising Creative (Videos/VR for Beats By Dr. Dre, Bud Light Platinum,  Justin Timberlake, Rihanna and Shakira

Jessica Yu, Global Head of Visuals, Wall Street Journal

James Knight, Virtual Production Director, AMD

Christine Cattano, Executive Producer, VR Studio, Framestore

Andrew Klein, Associate Director, Social Experience & Custom Product, MediaVest

Steve Santamaria, COO, Envelop VR

Shawn Gold, Advisor, Wattpad.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

The Internet-Hollywood-Network Connection - Ubiquitous Broadband - Ubiquitous Content

Michael Rapaport, Actor, Writer, Producer, Director

Marc Fernandez, Head of Video, Executive Producer, Complex Media

Cornell Brown, TV Bureau Chief, Complex NEWS, Complex Media

Rich Antoniello, CEO, Complex Media

Ethan Grey, Chief Strategy Officer | Slate Studio, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, The Library, 3rd Floor

The Strategic Workshop: The VR-AR-360 Content & Advertising Primer

A Workshop to Explore the Basics of VR-AR-360 Content & Advertising.  Understanding the Players and the Landscape.  A look at the last 12 months and the coming year

Michael Goodman, Director, Digital Media Strategies

Jim McArthur, Chief Client Officer, Folklore

Lynn Rogoff, founderDennis Adamo, Commercial Director & COO, daydream.VR

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: Brands and Star Power Collaborate

C.C. Hirsch, Television and Digital Packaging agent, CAA

Michael L. Klein, Executive Vice President, Programming and Content Strategy, Condé Nast Entertainment

Mike Wiese, Head of Branded Content & Entertainment, J. Walter Thompson

Lisa Birnbach, Award-Winning Journalist and Bestselling Author

Holden Berlin, SVP Program Marketing & Development, DEFY Media

Josh Richman, CMO, North America, DailyMail.com

Steven Masur, Partner, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

The Strategic Workshop: The VR-AR-360 Content & Advertising Primer

The Psychology of Design and Audience Engagement: AR, VR and Real Time Media

Matthew Price, Media Psychologist / Technologist / Researcher, Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience

Caryn Wiley-Rapoport, SVP Managing Director, WHY Group, Canvas Worldwide

Pamela Rutledge, Director, Media Psychology Research Center, Fielding Graduate University

Jerri Lynn Hogg, PhD, Director, Media Psychology Program, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University

John Nives, Cognitive Solutions Team, Media & Entertainment, IBM

Garry Hare, PhD. Director of the Media Psychology Graduate Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Virtual Reality Transforms Media – TV, News, Sports & Music

Niko Chauls, Director Applied Technology, USA TODAY NETWORK

Dan Silver, Executive Producer of Digital, ABC News

Ken Todd, Vice President, Video Strategy & Emerging Platform Marketing, Showtime Networks

David Chavern, president and CEO, Newspaper Association of America

DJ Roller, co-founder, NextVR

Micah Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Filmfundr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

The Future of Enhanced Advertising: Addressing Brands, Message, Technology, Media and Entertainment

Brandon Rochon, SVP/Global Creative Director, Kastner & Partners

Ben Tatta, President, Media Sales, Cablevision Systems Corporation

Gayle Troberman, Executive Vice President and CMO, iHeartMedia

Ken Hertz, Senior Partner, Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP

Harvey Schwartz, founding Partner, SVP of Talent, WhoSay

Dan Ratner, Executive Chairman and co-founder, Public Good

Tom Flanagan, Partner, Nut + Bolt, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, The Library, 3rd Floor

The Strategic Workshop: The VR-AR-360 Content & Advertising Primer

The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating TV-Movies, Advertising & Other Experiential Programming

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Craig Gilbert, Co-Founder and CEO, Total Cinema 360

Rodrigo Cerqueira, CEO, panoGrama

David Mullett, ‎founder, Virtualize

Chad Otis, Executive Creative Director: Smashing Ideas

Tracey McCormack, Founder & President, McCormack Media Services, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Media Summit Networking Reception

 

Evening Dinner Event

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

The Media - Advertising Dinner

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Roundtable & Dinner

VR and the Advertising Opportunity: From Monetization and Marketing to Branding Strategies

Rori DuBoff, Global Head of Strategy, EVP, Havas Media Group, Moderator

Michael Schmier, VP of Content & Services, Samsung Media Solutions Center America

Sherri Davis, Senior Director, Brand Experience, Comcast

Jay Zasa, SVP, Executive Creative Director, R/GA

Paul Caiozzo, Partner/Founder, Office of Baby

Warren Zenna, EVP, Managing Director, Mobext

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

Evening Dinner Event

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

The Media - Advertising Dinner

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Roundtable & Dinner

VR and the Advertising Opportunity: From Monetization and Marketing to Branding Strategies

Rori DuBoff, Global Head of Strategy, EVP, Havas Media Group

Michael Schmier, VP of Content & Services, Samsung Media Solutions Center America

Sherri Davis, Senior Director, Brand Experience, Comcast

Jay Zasa, SVP, Executive Creative Director, R/GA

Paul Caiozzo, Partner/Founder, Office of Baby

Warren Zenna, EVP, Managing Director, Mobext

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here